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Long Shortcuts /-/ Yeasted Wholemeal, Cinnamon swirl Banana Bread

  Sometimes I think we are the devil to our own demise. For anyone that has been lured in to the attractive commercials for exercise equipment, kitchen kit and other “make it easier” appliances you know about this. Manufactures of late night infomercial products have profited of our need to do everything in an easier…

Other indulgences /-/ Healthy Banana Brulee Quinoa Parfaits

Contrary to popular belief I do have to cut loose from baking and cooking sometimes. Do not get me wrong preparing and baking desserts, cake, pie etc. is incredibly satisfying; not to mention delicious (sometimes); however like all activities I cannot bake sweets 24/7. Sometimes the things I am craving are labelled as “vegan or…

Cook’s hands, Baker’s arms /-/Spelt banoffee pudding cakes with pancake crumbles.

If you are a baker, a cook or even a mum, I think you can relate to the situation I faced the other day. After a few years of cooking and baking I have developed a fair amount of concealed muscle from hand kneading bread and my hands show the battle scars of sugar craft…

Melting moments, paying respect to a great fruit.

Who remembers the great banana famine of 2011?For those who are unaware, Cyclone Yasi hit Queensland wiping out a majority of banana production for the country. This shock in the banana production sent prices of bananas into the $15 per kilo mark, almost on par with fresh berries and exotic fruit. Who could ever image…